BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – Boardman police are investigating after someone smashed a front window of the Bed, Bath, and Beyond, went inside and loaded up on merchandise.
Officers were called about 4:30 a.m. April 8 to the store on Route 224 for an alarm drop. When they arrived, they found the front window smashed and a large rock lying inside on the floor.
A manager was called to the store and played surveillance video for officers that showed a male suspect throw a rock through the window, go inside and load up four shopping carts with 33 Dyson sweepers, valued between $500 and $750 each –a total of about $17,000.
The suspect then loaded the sweepers into a vehicle that was waiting for him.
Police said the suspect appeared to be a stocky male with a slight limp.
The manager said the sweepers were recently delivered to the store, and nothing else appeared to be missing, however, a complete inventory will be conducted.